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handcuffsNews24 reports that four persons were scheduled to appear in the Mecklenburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday for illegal mining and possession of chrome.  

They were arrested on Thursday by Limpopo Organised Crime Unit officers.  "On Thursday, the unit intercepted and nabbed four suspects, aged between 28 and 68, for illegal mining and for possession of illegally mined chrome during a sting joint operation conducted in the Mecklenburg policing area outside Burgersfort," police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe indicated on Monday.  He went on to state:  "The police team was on a disruptive operation at Ga-Makgoba village next to Twickenham mine when the four suspects were spotted driving in two motor vehicles. They were stopped, searched and police found buckets full of chrome."  The two vehicles were confiscated.  Limpopo police commissioner Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba commended the unit for dealing with all forms of illegal mining "head-on" in the province.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Ntwaagae Seleka at News24


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